January 28, 2023
Bethenny Frankel, Andy Cohen Still ‘Pals’ Despite Feud: Details

Bethenny Frankel, Andy Cohen Nonetheless ‘Friends’ Regardless of Feud: Particulars

Nonetheless BFFs? Bethenny Frankel opened up about her friendship with Andy Cohen — and revealed the pair are nonetheless on good phrases regardless of the Bravo boss claiming she “trashed” the Actual Housewives franchise. 

“We completely are friends and we take seashore walks and most of what we discuss on these walks is the Housewives, of this metropolis, that metropolis, this particular person, that particular person,” Frankel, 52, stated throughout the Tuesday, November 29, episode of Right this moment With Hoda & Jenna. “I texted him when [my podcast came out] and he stated, ‘Oh, enjoyable. I’m glad to see you embrace the Housewives.” 

Earlier this month, Frankel introduced she was launching a Housewives rewatch podcast, titled “Rewives,” in order that she might return to the franchise “on my phrases.”

“For these of you who don’t perceive why I did it, as a result of I get that I walked away, I didn’t wish to be part of it, it wasn’t what I believed I needs to be doing at [that point in] my life, and I wasn’t pleased with it,” the Naturally Skinny writer wrote through her Instagram Story on November 13.

She continued: “That is my perspective, my story, my present, my expertise, versus a scenario the place we didn’t management the modifying, and we didn’t management the method, and we didn’t management who we surrounded ourselves with and the journeys we went on, we weren’t in cost.

The Watch What Occurs Stay With Andy Cohen host, 54, then responded to the information by telling Page Six he was “shocked” to listen to in regards to the podcast after Frankel beforehand dubbed the franchise a “poisonous” atmosphere. 

On Tuesday, the Skinnygirl founder confirmed that Cohen’s preliminary response to her new enterprise was “undoubtedly” as a result of she had beforehand shared that she was “glad” to longer be featured on the truth sequence. 

“Which I’m. However they’re not mutually unique,” the chef stated. “I’m glad I’m not there, however I do get the appropriate to speak about it. I did it for 1 / 4 of my life.” 

Whereas the New York native denied that she “trashed the Housewives,” she did admit to saying it turned “poisonous for me,” and that the Bravo sequence had modified from what it “was to start with” attributable to elevated “battle.” 

When talking completely to Us Weekly earlier this month in regards to the Actual Housewives of New York Metropolis spinoff, RHONY: Legacy, Cohen revealed that Frankel isn’t “associates with any of the ladies anymore” and would doubtless not be showing on the present any time quickly. 

“The good factor that I’ve beloved in regards to the legacy ladies is thru the years they really do hang around when the cameras aren’t rolling. They’re actually in contact,” he advised Us. “They overlap in one another’s lives. Bethenny now lives in Connecticut and she or he’s simply type of residing her greatest life in her personal universe. So, I’m unsure given how she feels in regards to the present at this level, that it even makes any sense [for her to return].”

Regardless of their differing viewpoints, Frankel advised cohosts Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager that she and Cohen are in a position to separate enterprise from their friendship. 

“We’re each additionally on this enterprise and we’re additionally associates and we additionally share Housewives stuff the place he was producing the present that I used to be on,” she stated. “So there’s all these completely different dynamics the place I suppose they overlap.”